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Poseidon (Neptune)

Poseidon (Neptune)

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Home Mythology Poseidon (Neptune) Police Reports Athena's Temple and the Gorgon Medusa

Case File: Athena's Temple and the Gorgon Medusa

Police Reports

Athena brought charges of disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace against the defendant (Poseidon) for sleeping with Medusa in Athena's sacred temple.

Case Status: Athena sought retribution by turning Medusa into a snake-headed monster. Zeus's son, Perseus, severed her head. Case closed.

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